Teachers in our schools: the extent of the religious divide revealed


Teachers in our schools: the extent of the religious divide revealedA major piece of research into the one profession where it is still lawful to discriminate on the grounds of religion has just been published.

It finds that just 2% of teachers in maintained primary schools are from a Protestant background and 7% of those in controlled primary schools are from a Catholic background.

The report Employment Mobility of Teachers and the FETO Exception is the first in a series of ten to improve awareness of aspects of the education system in NI, which could impact upon its successful transformation to a more integrated system. It is led by the UNESCO centre through the UU School of Education with funding from UNESCO and the Integrated Education Fund.

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